Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD

Bio

Jennifer L. Hartstein, PsyD, is currently in private practice in New York City. Dr Hartstein works with children, adolescents, adults and their families who struggle with a wide range of psychological diagnoses, especially affective disorders, such as anxiety and depression.  Dr. Hartstein specializes in the treatment of high-risk children and adolescents and has received intensive training in adolescent suicide assessment.  She has specialized in this population for several years, using a variety of treatment approaches, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  Dr. Hartstein is on the advisory board of MTV’s A Thin Line, which focuses on the digital behaviors of teenagers and young adults. Additionally, she is a psychological contributor for a variety of television news programs, radio programs and in print media. Dr. Hartstein is also the author of Princess Recovery: A How-to Guide for Raising Strong, Empowered Girls Who Can Create Their Own Happily Ever Afters.

Specialties:

  • psychology

Affiliation:

  • Child, Adolescent and Family Psychologist

Location:

  • New York, NY

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Moderate" drinking might harm your heart if you're a senior citizen, a new study suggests.

    And women appear to be at greater risk for alcohol-related heart damage than men, the researchers found.

    "In an elderly population, increasing alc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Youth suicide is a major problem in the United States, but being alert to the warning signs can help avert tragedy, experts say.

    Thousands of teens take their own lives every year, according to the American Academy of Ch...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hospice care may help a surviving spouse better cope with depression following the death of a loved one, a new study reports.

    Survivors are just as likely to be depressed following the death of their life partner whether or not hospice eased the p...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As emotions go, happiness usually hides in plain sight: seen in a broad smile, heard in a raucous laugh, felt in a big hug.

    But new research suggests there may be a less obvious way to pick up on another person's positive vibes: smell.

    Acc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Anger often escalates quickly in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when they're depressed, a new study reveals.

    "Our study findings should draw attention to anger as a major treatment need when military service members screen pos...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being around animals may help reduce social anxiety in children with autism, new research suggests.

    The findings could lead to new treatment approaches that use pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs to help children with autism improve their soci...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Add rugby to the sports that can lead to degenerative brain disease, a new study suggests.

    The first case of a rugby player who died from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) -- a condition associated with repeated concussions -- is outlined in a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that 4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year.

    That number represents 3.7 percent of full-time workers aged 18 and older, according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a history of depression seem to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study reports, adding to the growing body of research linking the two conditions.

    The Swedish study found that people diagnosed with de...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. children and teens being treated for mental health issues has risen by about 50 percent in the past 20 years -- with most of those kids having relatively mild symptoms, a new study finds.

    The research, published in the May 21 ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests.

    "Our research has already shown a link between childhood bullying and risk of mental health disorders in chil...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants seem to help women deal with postpartum depression after childbirth, according to a new review.

    "Our findings are important due to the limited research exploring the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression," study firs...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal protein clumps may appear in the brain up to 30 years before people develop Alzheimer's disease, a new study estimates, perhaps providing a window of opportunity to intervene.

    Scientists have long known that people with Alzheimer's diseas...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The placid sounds of a babbling brook might be just the thing to help ease your stress at the workplace and boost your productivity, a new study finds.

    Some open-plan offices use sound "masking systems" that increase the background noise of a room...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a part of the brain that processes speech.

    The finding about the superior temporal sulcus -- located in the temporal lobe -- helps resolve the decades-old question about whether there are certain regions of the br...Full Article